Enlace, which began in 1983, is an academic program supported by counseling, tutoring, community mentoring, and student organizations. Enlace serves underrepresented Chican@/Latin@ students of San José and nearby communities.

Fall '24 Registration

Enlace Virtual Drop-Ins

Need a class schedule? Have a quick question about Enlace and/or EVC? Come talk to our Enlace counselor on the following days:    

Join Enlace Virtual Drop-Ins

Enlace Mission

The mission of the Enlace Program is to help Chican@/Latin@ students successfully complete the academic core (English, math, and science) and to guide Chican@/Latin@ students effectively through transfer and occupational courses in a timely manner​.

Enlace Mentor Guide


There is no application to participate in the program.  If interested in joining Enlace, students must contact the Enlace Program Coordinator for assistance. 



Mayra Garcia

Program Coordinator
Office: Language Arts Bldg. (3rd floor, LA-309)
Email: mayra.garcia@evc.edu 
Phone:(408)274-7900 ext.6598
Text: (408)780-9703 
(text not checked regularly; for faster service email/call the office)

Summer Hours:
In-person: Monday through Thursday 8:30am-5pm
Remote work: Fridays 8:30am-5pm

I can assist with:

  • EVC/Enlace Registration
  • Financial Aid questions
  • EVC/Enlace Resources
  • Don't know who to ask? I am here to help


Dr. Mirella Burton


Email: mirella.burton@evc.edu

I can assist with:

  • Class Schedule
  • Educational Plan
  • Transfer Planning
  • Graduation Petitions

Elaine Ortiz-Kristich

Enlace Chair


Enlace Directory 

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